Dennis Rodman Must Fork Over $500k in Child Support


| December 7, 2012 - 2:24 pm

The bad boy baller who once played alongside Michael Jordan had a rough day in court this week.

According to the AP, former NBA star Dennis Rodman was ordered to pay $500,000 in back child support to his ex-wife after being found in contempt of court on Thursday (Dec. 6). Rodman faces jailtime if he fails to pay the fine.

The AP Reports:

Another attorney for Rodman’s ex-wife argued in court that Rodman owed his ex-wife, Michelle Rodman, about $850,000, but Linnea Willis, the former NBA standout’s attorney, challenged that figure, Noiroux said. The two sides met outside court and agreed to $500,000, which Michaelson approved, Noiroux said.

Dennis and Michelle Rodman must still work out custody and visitation for their two pre-teen children: a son and a daughter. A trial is set for Jan. 24 on those issues, but the two hope to work out an agreement before the court date, Noiroux said.

Rodman’s attorney, Linnea Willis, didn’t return an email from The Associated Press and a phone number did not take messages.